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The Pennsylvania evening post

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Pennsylvania evening post, and public advertiser
Philadelphia, Pa. : Benjamin Towne, 1775-1781.
The first newspaper printing of the text of the Declaration of Independence (preceded only by the John Dunlap broadside) appears in the issue for July 6, 1776.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: KF4506 .A1 1776a: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Gift of Albert H. Small, December 27, 2000.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Call number "Newspaper Paine Collection": This collection, which is arranged chronologically, includes scattered issues of a number of different newspapers, each containing a contribution by or about Thomas Paine. Search by call number or keyword to retrieve all newspapers in the collection. Richard Maass Thomas Paine Collection. Gift of Richard Maass.
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 24, 1775)-v. 7, no. 759 (July 30, 1781).
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